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03-09-2014 07:10 PM

hand tool list - 13 replies

For the people who use these tools on a daily what are your must have cant live without planes,spoke shaves, cabinet scrapers. I’m currently using a Stanley no3 , no4,no7 and I am looking at getting a few extra tools to add to my users list, I am looking at the veritas bu smoother stanley sw no 62 and veritas spoke shaves or adding a scra...

10-12-2013 11:21 PM

work bench makers mark? - 13 replies

So while cleaning up my old work bench I noticed in a corner that it was branded union made anyone have any clue as to origins of this bench

02-10-2013 07:17 PM

searching for local south tx lj - 2 replies

Hey guys and gals looking for some local lumberjocks in the weslaco Mercedes Harlingen area anyone around?

09-30-2012 10:59 PM

cman miter gauge - 1 reply

So today after work I headed over to sears to buy a dp sander kit they had on super clearance but while there they had an entire stack of digital miter gauges on clearance for 19.97 so I blew off the sanding and went with the mg. What are you alls experiences with said gauge?

09-17-2012 04:50 PM

craigslist find - 0 replies

found this while brousing craigslist though someone might want to for the heck of it http://corpuschristi.craigslist.org/tls/3272237393.html

09-04-2012 01:01 AM

knives.... - 0 replies

So I have a couple of mesquite blocks measuring 2”x8”x3/8” and was wondering how to go about making a couple of knives ie. A list of materials needed.

08-28-2012 10:25 PM

how good is free!! - 4 replies

So I’ve have just found some time to work on my jointer, it dose not turn on on its own. I tore it down and fount it seems to have a relay out sears pn 62975 I think maybe its a relay or a capaciter of some sort I have no clue I’m going to try to replace it if not I’m going to convert it to a single phase 1/2 hp but what should...

08-22-2012 01:20 AM

table saw replacement motor - 13 replies

So my motor decided to die already after being abused for to long. Looking for a motor let me to tractor supply co. And their 1hp shop duty motor. But after long looking I found grizzly sold motors at a way cheaper price then tsc. Has anyone bought a replacement motor from grizzly and what were your experiences?

08-19-2012 02:07 AM

drying south tx ebony - 4 replies

I came across a lot. Being cleaned out of ebony so I stopped in and picked some logs up ranging from 24”-36” long and 8”-10” in diameter nice brown colors in them.how should I go about drying them and storing them in this south Texas heat?

08-07-2012 01:22 AM

drillpress and ras - 8 replies

So today I bought a 14” grizzly drill press for $100 and a craftsman ras for $40 great condition are these around average prices for everyone else?

07-13-2012 01:07 AM

c-man table saw rebuild - 8 replies

ok so for a while not i have been asking about different saws and came across this saw threw a fellow worker. the purpose of this saw is to be just for a crosscut-sled and maybe some ripping. here is my old craftsman and the tear down begins my poor cast iron top in need of some loveas of this afternoon i have torn her down and have wire bru...

07-04-2012 03:38 PM

mmm rockwell - 6 replies

I think I’m going to jump on this let me know guys http://mcallen.en.craigslist.org/for/3115503295.html

06-28-2012 02:11 AM

c-man table saw question - 3 replies

i have an old c-man 113.22411 table saw. i bought it with no motor but in excellent condition and am looking for a new motor have considered this http://www.tractorsupply.com/marathon-electric-reg-1-2hp-farm-duty-shop-motor-1-725-rpm-3241126 is this enough power or should just put out for the 1 hp

06-26-2012 04:12 PM

rockwell table saw - 3 replies

Is this worth picking up guys let me know http://brownsville.en.craigslist.org/tls/3101957082.html

06-03-2012 04:45 PM

old craftsman? - 12 replies

what do you think of these older saws? looking for something to build small boxes and what not will be using some sleds and jigs for it? http://mcallen.en.craigslist.org/tls/3003192324.html

05-28-2012 04:17 PM

help me identify this wood - 5 replies

ok so the story is boring but i was offer this wood by a retired doctor that had bought some old homes in philadelphia and brought them all the was to the rgv. all of this wood was from an old home dated about 1904 or earlier. these are short and long planks and framing beams all the beams are about 15-20 feet long i was only able to pick up a f...

04-19-2012 04:56 AM

red mahogany - 2 replies

I have never worked this kind of wood and have made plans to use it for a dining room table. Has anyone worked it and if you have what is your input? Thanks for any information guys and gals

04-17-2012 04:52 PM

what do u all pay for your wood? - 9 replies

I founf a local place that can order me claro walnut for 5.95 a bf and mahogany for 2.59 a bf

04-01-2012 05:34 AM

Looking for help - 4 replies

I was rough cutting mesquite today when my grandfather came over and handed me a couple old hand planes that were his fathers(my great grandfathers) and told me he wanted me to have them. He also said there were about 3 or 4 more he couldn’t find but anyway I can’t seem to find any makers mark or any real way to identify these so I&#...

03-06-2012 02:48 AM

is this a good price for what it is? - 6 replies

http://mcallen.en.craigslist.org/tls/2886310336.html I’m going to take a look at it tomorrow but though I would post it up and see if you all could tell me if it was worth it. Oh and on a side note I asked a couple of weeks ago about buying a older delta miter saw and went forward with that purchase. I am still yet to find a model number!

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